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January 2017 Monthly Jobs Analysis

The young adult unemployment rate increased slightly to 6.5 percent, in January (seasonally adjusted), up from 6.3 percent in December. About 51,000 new young adults entered the workforce, which can cause the unemployment rate to increase. The number of unemployed …
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5 Reasons #PriceIsWrong for Millennials’ Health

By Colin Seeberger Rep. Tom Price’s history as a member of Congress raises alarming flags about the policies he might champion as Secretary of Health & Human Services. He needs to answer for this record. Here’s a quick rundown of …
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December Jobs Report: Young Adult Unemployment Lowest Since May 2007

The unemployment rate for young adults fell to 6.3 percent in December 2016,  its lowest point in nearly a decade. Last week’s report is the final jobs report of the Obama administration, which oversaw a volatile workforce that significantly impacted …
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New Report from Young Invincibles: Millennials are Significantly Less Financially Secure Than Baby Boomer Parents

Share ButtonFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2017 Contact: Sarah Schultz, Sarah.Schultz@YoungInvincibles.org, 202-734-6510 New Report from Young Invincibles: Millennials are Significantly Less Financially Secure Than Baby Boomer Parents  Millennials have half the net wealth Boomers did when they were young adults [Washington, …
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October Jobs: Numbers Moving in the Right Direction

Excerpt from Barron’s Next: Looking for a Job? Here’s Where to Find One (11/4/2016) Overall, unemployment for millennial-age workers is 35% higher than for the population at large, and pay, while finally beginning to rise, is still lower than it …
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Your Health Care Navigation Stories, in 1Graf

Share ButtonWhen Open Enrollment approaches, so can a lot of fears connected to navigating coverage. A number of obstacles can impact the likelihood a young person will sign up for health care, one of them being sheer discomfort and lack of …
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Young Invincibles and Dozens of Groups Oppose Raiding Pell

Young Invincibles and a coalition of 33 higher education stakeholders recently sent a letter to Congressional appropriators asking for Pell funds to remain within the Pell program. The funds are essential to maintaining the financial integrity of the program for …
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September Jobs: Millennials Got a Raise Last Year (but still make less than they did before the recession)

septBy Tom Allison Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly jobs report for September. The unemployment rate for young adults aged 18-to-34 stayed flat at 6.7 percent (seasonably adjusted).  The rate remains above the national average …
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Your Presidential Hopes, in 1Graf

Share ButtonThis year’s presidential candidates have stirred up a lot of strong opinions in the U.S., and Millennial sentiment isn’t any different. Many are passionate about the policies our next president should pass, and how that would affect the next generation …
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Don’t Sit This Election Out

Many of us tuned in to Sunday night’s debate to hear the candidates’ plans for the country’s future, which inevitably affects our futures and economic potential. Millennials have played a critical role in shaping the 2016 political landscape. I’m proud …
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